Author Talks & Lectures

Thu Nov 15, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Award-winning author and illustrator Jan Thornhill will speak at the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books' 31st Helen E. Stubbs Lecture about the methods she has used in her nature-based children's books to encourage ...

Thu Nov 15, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Didier Leclair est né en 1967 à Montréal. Il quitte son pays de naissance très tôt pour l'Afrique où ses parents d'origine rwandaise décident de ramener la famille. Il grandit dans différents pays francophones. En 1987, il qu...

Mon Nov 26, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

What can a Pacific Island gift economy tell us about capitalism and elder-abuse? How do our culture and economy shape how we age? And what does it mean to "age well"? Join us for this talk by PhD candidate Vanessa Maloney.

Thu Nov 29, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The rules of retirement have changed - people are living longer and have to finance as many years in retirement as they had in their entire working career. So what will thirty or forty years, or more, in retirement look like ...

Tue Jan 22, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Andrea Baston presents: The riveting tale of the Royal Norwegian Air Force who came to Toronto and Muskoka to train as pilo...